African Journal of
Pharmacy and Pharmacology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0816
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPP
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 2184

Table of Content: 22 November, 2016; 10(43)

November 2016

Comparative phytochemical studies and anti-inflammatory activities of Desmodium velutinum (Willd) and Desmodium scorpiurus Desv. (Family Papilionaceae) growing in Nigeria

Members of the genus Desmodium are widespread in the sub-tropics, tropics and used in traditional medicine, as part of recipes for treating fever, pains, cough and dysentery.  In this study, phytochemical screening and comparative anti-inflammatory activities of the methanol extracts, hexane and ethyl acetate fractions of the leaves of Desmodium velutinum and Desmodium scorpiurus were investigated using the...

Author(s): Fred-Jaiyesimi A. Adediwura and Ogunlana H. Oluwaseun

November 2016

Antioxidant, antibacterial and cytotoxicity studies from flavonoid rich fraction of Enicostemma axillare (LAM.) raynal leaves

The aim of this research was to explore the in vitro antioxidant, antibacterial and anticancer activities of flavonoid rich fraction from the leaves of Enicostemma axillare. The total phenolic and flavonoid contents were assessed by Folin–Ciocalteu and Aluminium chloride method respectively. Antioxidant activities of this plant was confirmed on the source of ABTS (2,2'-azino-bis-3-ethyl...

Author(s): Antony Rose Immaculate C., Umarani V., Sankaranarayanan S., Bama P. and Ramachandran J.

November 2016

Development, characterization and assessment of botulinum toxin type A incorporated in nanocarriers

Botulinum toxin type A is one of the most used products in mitigation of wrinkles and expression lines by promoting muscle paralysis. Because of their hydrophilic and high molecular mass, this active has low permeability through the skin. Thus, to exert its action as rejuvenation agent, botulinum toxin needs to be applied through intramuscular injections, causing pain and discomfort to the patient. An alternative to...

Author(s): Daniele P. S. F. ASSUNÇÃO, Paulo V. FARAGO, Sabrina GRASSIOLI⊃, Barbara JUSTUS, Jane M. BUDEL, Melissa M. GONÇALVES,  Ana C. O. TOLEDO, Marcia VENANCIO and Josiane P. PAULA